Britain’s health service to reduce ‘unnecessary’ treatments

  • People march in central London to mark the 70th anniversary of the forming of the National Health Service (NHS), Saturday June 30, 2018. Various unions and interested groups gathered Saturday to celebrate the forming of the NHS and call for better funding for the British health service. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)

LONDON — Britain’s National Health Service has proposed cutting back on operations including breast reductions and anti-snoring treatments as part of plans to save money and reduce “unnecessary or risky procedures.”